FULLERTON, CALIFORNIA (July 2, 2017) – 20 year old Gabriel Ventura was identified as the victim in a tragic rollover collision on Sunday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 9:15 pm at the intersection of Sapphire Road and Garnet Lane. A 2013 Volkswagen Jetta carrying three people was traveling eastbound on Garnet when the driver attempted to turn onto Sapphire Road. He lost control of the vehicle and struck the curb, rolling the vehicle over several times. During the collision, a man was ejected from the vehicle.
Gabriel Ventura was identified as the man that was ejected from the car, and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Sergio Sevilla, and another passenger fled the scene on foot. Sergio Sevilla turned himself in early Monday morning to local authorities. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”